Exercise Science
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Exercise Science
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HPS 1883 Foundations of PE - (FYE) 1 X   ENG1013 Composition II 3 X
ENG1003 Composition I 3 X   ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 X
SPCH1203 Oral Communications 3 X   MATH1023 College Algebra 3 X
CHEM1013 Gen Chemistry I 3 X   ZOOL2013 Anatomy and Physiology II 3  
CHEM1011 Gen Chemistry Lab I 1 X   ZOOL2001 Anatomy and Physiology Lab II 1  
ZOOL2003 Anatomy and Physiology I 3     HLTH2523 First Aid 3  
ZOOL2001 Anatomy and Physiology Lab I 1            
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HTLH2513 Prin Per Health 3     HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 US to 1876 or US since 1876  or Intro to US Government or  3 X
PE1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X   ES3713 Cardio Physiology 3  
ES3543 Human Anatomy 3     ES3623 Tech of Physical Fitness Assess 3  
ES3653 Tech of Aerobics 3     ES3633 Sport Nutrition 3  
ES3553 Basic Physiology of Activity 3     PE4843 Philosophy and Ethics 3  
ES3743 Research/Statistics 3     ES4693 Tech of Strengthening 3  
                 
                 
Total Hours (was 18) 17     Total Hours   18  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ES4683 Ex Prescription 3     ES4673 Fitness for Special Populations 3  
ES4913 Applied Motor Learning 3     HLTH4643 Health Promotion II 3  
ES4673 Kinesiology 3     ES4843 Pre-internship 3  
HTLH4543 Drug Use 3     BIOL 1003 or 1033 or 1043 or 1063  Biological Science or Biology of Sex or Plants and People or People and the Environment 3 X
HLTH4633 Health Promotion I 3     Elective   3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ES4996 Internship ES 6     Enhancement Gen Ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3 X
ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X   ELECTIVES Electives 4  
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
  Electives may be needed to fulfill scholarship requirements       ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy  3 X
          ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X
Total Hours   12     Total Hours   16  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours >45     Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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